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According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the word “Trump” is defined as follows: (1.) Trump- A key resource to be used at an opportune moment. (2.) Trump- A suit in card games that out ranks … more
This past week, Rhode Island lost a political colossus who had changed the landscape of our capital city forever. He was a charismatic retail politician who humorously used to say he “would go to … more
As a father of grown adult children, I do remember with clarity bringing my children to the pediatrician to receive their childhood vaccines. To say my kids were resistant to getting their shots … more
As a kid growing up in suburban New Jersey, I wanted what most boys my age wanted in the 1960s. Beyond baseball mitts and Louisville Sluggers, I truly craved for a complete “Gemini … more
The illogic of bigotry has always tainted and diminished all societies throughout world history. Whether that prejudice was directed against the Jewish people, those who descended from the continent … more
In what has been perhaps the craziest presidential primary season in American history, the improbable and the unlikely have led the polls. Whether one examines either the Democrat or the Republican … more
This past week, the Democrat candidates for the nomination of their party met in a CNN televised debate. Unlike the Republican debates thus far, the prospective voter was able to deduce to some … more
This past week, an unstable 26-year-old man named Chris Harper Mercer murdered nine people and injured seven others in a shooting rampage at Umqua Community College in Rosenburg, Ore. Following … more
Perhaps more than any other time in our country’s history, voters are searching for something drastically different in their primary candidates for the presidential nomination. Washington and … more
With trials, travails, tumult, and tribulations, 2015 has been a year of great unrest. Internationally, the world seemed to be on a collision course with disaster. Nationally, a growing sense of … more
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